Review: Roland Girtler (2002). Methoden der Feldforschung [Field Research Methods]

  • Andreas Klärner Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung
Keywords: qualitative field research, participant observation, interpretative social research, ethics in social research

Abstract

Roland GIRTLER's book Methoden der Feldforschung [Field Research Methods] is a well-written introduction to the methods of qualitative field research and is especially helpful for students. It discusses the methodological basics of qualitative field research and the main-methods of participant observation and free discussion with subjects in the field. Another important part of the book discusses the ethical obligations of the field-researcher. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0204271

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Author Biography

Andreas Klärner, Hamburger Institut für Sozialforschung
Andreas KLÄRNER, Dipl.-Soz., Studium der Soziologie, Psychologie, Stadtplanung in Darmstadt, derzeit Promotion zum Dr. phil.
Published
2002-11-30
Section
Methodology and Methods